Shift is inspired by American slab-serifs from the late 19th century. In its lighter weights, it takes on the personality of a typewriter face, with flared terminals and prominent serifs. In the heavier weights, it acts as a titling Egyptian, with thin spaces between characters and small counters. Designed as a display face, it also works well for text.
Winner of the Certificate of Excellence in Typeface Design, TDC2 2011.
V1.01—Initial release version; 2012.01